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ID (ISN) del documento57962
Número CIS 92-874
ISSN - Título de la serie 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Año 1991
Número de serie Fascicule 16534 C10, 1991
Autor(es) Roquelaure Y., Efthymiou M.L., Penneau-Fontbonne D.
Título Occupational optical neuropathies
Título original Neuropathies optiques professionnelles [en francés]
Información bibliográfica Toxicologie-Pathologie professionnelle, 1991. 5p. 77 réf.
Resumen As a large number of substances are potentially toxic to the optic nerve, the prevalence of occupational toxic optical neuropathy is underestimated. Diagnostic methods which allow the detection of subclinical optical neuropathies, such as colour vision testing, testing of contrast sensitivity and the registering of potential images, are reported along with the development and causes of such neuropathies. Occupational poisoning, currently an uncommon cause of such neuroropathies, may be caused by heavy metals, solvents, insecticides, cyanides, gases and other toxins such as amyl acetate. Prevention requires both technical and medical measures. Only four of the occupational optical neuropathies are compensated in France.
Descriptores (primarios) trastornos de la función visual; enfermedades de la retina y del nervio óptico
Descriptores (secundarios) metales; cianuros; acetato de amilo-3; nota informativa; disolventes orgánicos; enciclopedia; insecticidas
Tipo de documento F - Notas informativas, directrices prácticas, normas
País / Estado o ProvinciaFrancia
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the eye and vision damage